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. bruce johnson is off tonight. tonight the question for federal investigators is whether it was excessive speed, mechanical problems, or human error that played a role in the derailment of a commuter train in the bronx. the train came off the track as it was rounding a curve. four people died. more than 60 were injured. the data recorders have been recovered. >> reporter: a seven-car metro north train jumped the tracks sunday morning with the first car coming to a stop at the water's edge. the derailment happened on a curve section of track in the bronx where the harlem and hudson rivers meet. >> we started to make a loud shifting noise, like with the tracks, and the next thing i know, two people from across the train come flying at me and fell on top of me. >> reporter: about 100 passengers were on the train traveling from poughkeepsie, new york, to grand central terminal. police divers searched the water to make sure no one was thrown in from the force of the crash. >> on a workday, fully occupied, it would have been a tremendous disaster. >> reporter: more than 60 people were hurt. sev
. >> we'll hear from those council members who also want his job, but first we begin with bruce johnson, the mayor's announcement and does he really vault to the front of the pack? >> some say that he will. after months of speculation will he run? won't he run? here's what i'm hearing tonight. mayor gray walks into his office this afternoon, tells his staff let's do this, then shows up unannounced at the board of elections to pick up petitions to seek reelection. >> reporter: why are you running, mr. mayor? >> because i love to serve. >> it wasn't until this evening following an appearance at a world's aids day vigil mayor vincent gray publicly acknowledged he's running for reelection. >> i think i have an excellent record and i'd be happy to talk about it. >> reporter: does this move mean you believe you're clear of any fbi probe? >> it means exactly what it is, that i am going to get my signatures to be eligible for reelection. >> mayor gray never liked long campaigns. he has but one month to collect the 2,000 signatures needed from d.c. voters to get on the ballot. that should not
. christopher johnson is being held on a probation violation. turns out it's not the first time he's been accused of animal cruelty. mark moseley has been released on bond. look at mcfly today, all ready for the holidays. he is recovering from his wounds and being cared for by the bull terrier rescue of virginia. he is still looking for a good home. i'd love to take him home if i could. >>> get ready, d.c. toronto mayor, rob ford, about to hit our airways starting tomorrow morning. he's going to make a weekly appearance on the sports junkies radio show. ford will call in to pick nfl games and talk some sports. ford admitted last month he smoked crack during a drunken stupor. he's also had a number of very bizarre public outbursts and recently the toronto city council stripped him of most of his power. still, though, he refuses to step down and denies that he's got an alcohol problem. >> makes for good radio maybe. >>> if you didn't already know virginia is for lovers, you will know. check out the brand-new state license tag. it was unveiled today, hits the road in march. this plate replac
. >> hello. i'm bruce johnson. ice is forming on area roads and sidewalks. your morning commute could be slippery. fairfax, loudoun and prince william county schools all closed tomorrow, d.c. public schools announcing they're on a two hour delay. the complete list is at the bottom of your screen throughout the broadcast. first alert chief meteorologist topper shutt begins our team coverage tonight. >> the snow is really the pretty part and the benign part of the storm. we're real estate concerned overnight of major icing. -- we're really concerned overnight of major icing, winter weather advisories are south into southern maryland. here's phase 3, the next slug of moisture. we're talking about a lot of moisture now for the next possibly 12 hours. so some heavy freezing rain is possible overnight. we've had reports from manassas of thunder and lightning. the atmosphere is very dynamic. so we are getting reports of sleet mixed in with freezing rain and quite frankly, the sleet would be a silver lining because that will not accumulate on the trees and power lines. it will interfere with
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